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Most Recent Podcasts and Blog Posts

SPRT #166 – You have been scammed!

Did that headline catch your attention? Good, that was the plan. No, you haven't been scammed but a lot of authors have. This episode we're going to talk about a devious way for an author such as yourself can be scammed. You're probably familiar with some of the more common ways, like: vanity presses wanting all of your money, people pretending to be editors / proofreaders / cover artists and taking all of your money–and perhaps your precious writing! This Thursday though, we'll talk about a scam you might not expect. One perpetrated by a fellow author. Someone you thought you knew well online but once you signed up to their scam they had you. Yes, the multi-author boxed set scam. The scam that two of our three guests have been recent victims of–along with Erica *shakes fist* Find out how the scam went down, how to avoid being a victim of one and best practices for being in a multi-author boxed set. Join us live on Thursday @ 7pm PDT / 10pm EDT read more

SPRT #165 – How to write good crime fiction with Rosanne Dingli

Crime fiction is not merely about crimes and their detection, or criminals and their motives. This genre is about readers’ fascination with human wrong-doing, what causes it, and how it is solved. Readers are beguiled by criminal intent and the aims to subvert it. They want to read about compelling characters (both perpetrators and the crime-fighters), find out why they do it, how they think and also about their private lives. We wanted to find out how the genre works and how to write it effectively so, we invited crime fiction author Rosanne Dingli to answer our questions Join us live on Thursday @ 7pm PDT / 10pm EDT read more